Catherine Ventura

Catherine Ventura (she/hers) is a Dominican-American writer and educator from Paterson, New Jersey. In addition to teaching college composition and literature courses, she writes creative nonfiction and poetry that center Dominican girl- and womanhood and their embodied ways of knowing. She is currently a doctoral student in the joint PhD program in English and Education at the University of Michigan, where she researches Latinx youth literacy practices and the functions of memory in Caribbean Latinidad. Photo by Neftali Cespedes.

Catherine Ventura

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In Weaving Our Strands, We Come Home
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In Weaving Our Strands, We Come Home

On the art of crochet as meditation and connection

Words by Catherine Ventura

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